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Editorial: Animal abuse bill should draw a veto

The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. No more egregious example of this can be found than the despicable and unconstitutional Senate Bill 1248 / House Bill 1191. Despicable, because it aims to Full Article

Roy Exum: Haslam Is Our Only Hope

The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the ...Full Article

Tennessee Governor Urged to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

SB1248 Would Cover Up and Shield Soring Abuses in Tennessee Walking Horse Industry (April 19, 2013) – The Humane Society of the United States urged Gov. Bill Haslam to ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Oh No! Am I A Terrorist?

The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 Tennessee’s dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed ...Full Article

Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, ...Full Article

Opinion: This isn’t a joke, America

A rant and rave by Jerry Finch More horsemeat found in beef products, more bute found in horsemeat, more graft and corruption, more “scientists” saying, “Oh, it’s okay. The ...Full Article

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. - April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...Full Article

Prospective Wyoming horse slaughterhouse investors watch national scene

By JOAN BARRON Star-Tribune capital bureau CHEYENNE — A group of potential investors in a Fremont County horse slaughtering plant are watching the national political scene to see whether ...Full Article

Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities ...Full Article

Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says ...Full Article